The following links are listed to provide you with additional online care information and counseling resources. The links are provided for user convenience. Dr. Joe does not guarantee the accuracy, relevance, or completeness of information listed on each site. The inclusion of the links is not intended to endorse views, products or services expressed.
The American College of Lifestyle Medicine
Lifestyle Medicine Global
True Health Initiative
Society of Behavioral Medicine
The American College of Sports Medicine
The American College of Healthcare Executives
The American Psychological Association
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapist
WEBSITES AND RESOURCES
Multiple sources and tools for healthy living.
Two minute videos from John McDougall, MD on health and medicine topics.
Healthy Roads Media
A source of quality health information in many languages and multiple formats.
A Guide to Reducing Your Risk of Breast Cancer from BreastCancer.org
Podcasts by ACLM member John Westerdahl, PhD, MPH, RD, CNS
Free newsletters on a wide range of health topics from Harvard Medical School.
"Move to Improve" The CDC offers exercise community program information and advice for individuals.
American Heart Association
"The Last Heart Attack": Sanjay Gupta Interviews President Bill Clinton, Dean Ornish, and Caldwell Esselstyn.
Is TeleHealth or TeleMedicine Right for Me?
Diagnosing Depression - Your Guide to Depression & Mental Health in the UK https://www.insurancewith.com/
What are the Treatment Options?
12-Step Programs for Alcohol and Drug Addiction
Medication-Assisted Treatment for Drug Abuse
How to Design the Perfect Meditation Room
Addiction Recovery Through Yoga
Why Exercise Helps Promote Addiction Recovery
5 Ways to Get Better Sleep in Addiction Recovery
Understanding Mental Health
How to Identify the Early Signs of Mental Health
Addiction Treatment Centers
Addiction Resources for Family
20 Parenting Techniques that Can Help Discourage Addiction
Is Your Home an Accomplice for Your Rebellious Teen?
Parent Talk Kit: Tips for Talking and What to Say to Prevent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Signs of Addiction and Drug Use
My Child Is Using Drugs or Drinking Alcohol -- What Should I Do?
Home After Rehab: The Guide to Finding the Right Place for Recovery
9 Steps to Take When Your Recovering Teen Comes Home from Treatment
Nutrition-related research, as published in scientific journals, in short, easy to understand video segments.
Weight Control Information Network. Many free downloads about weight and fitness for all ages.
Broad spectrum of nutrition, eating disorders and other health/diet information from National Institutes of Health.
Nutrition and Healthy Eating
Nutrition basics by the Mayo Clinic, with many links to articles
The Northwest Lipid Research Clinic Fat Intake Scale.
The National Cancer Institute site with a self-administered food frequency questionnaire.
Food & Nutrition Information Center, US Dept of Agriculture for food guide pyramid, dietary supplements, and much more.
Center for Nutrition Policy Promotion, US Dept of Ag for dietary guidelines, interactive healthy eating index and more.
Plant Based Menu Planning, Nutritional Consults, Food Delivery
We show you what food to buy and how to throw great meals together, based on the recommendations of food leaders.
Nutrition information and self-assessment materials
Information about vegetarian diets from the Vegetarian Resource Group.
Meatless Monday, a non-profit initiative to encourage Americans to cut meat from their diet one day a week.
EXERCISE AND FITNESS
The A-B-E for Fitness program offers a free video library of 3 to 8 minute activity bursts that will allow you, your colleagues and your family to move and exercise everywhere, everyday!
U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Physical Activity Guidelines
Entertaining and educational video by Dr. Mike Evans, featuring the wisdom of ACLM advisor Steven Blair, PED.
Consumer weight control site.
Affiliated with American Heart Association; exercise diary.
President's Council on Physical Fitness and sports site with links.
By the Exercise is Medicine Task Force, resources for providers, professionals and the public
Online Diet & Exercise Trackers
WebMD offers this free tool
Another tool recommended to us
Utilize a mapping tool to measure your walking distance
A free membership includes a mileage log, and ranks riders (competitive motivation)
Nutrition, Fitness, Smoking & Drug Awareness for Children and Teens
Educates about fruits and vegetables.
Teen Nutrition site to empower children to make healthy food and activity choices.
Resources and tools to help stop smoking
Smoking and how to quit
Smoking among College Students
Video Gallery Demonstrating Smoking Intervention in a Primary Care Setting, in a Dental Office, and in a Pharmacy Setting, Demonstrations of how to use Nicotine Replacements, from British Columbia Ministry of Health
National Institute on Drug Abuse
American Lung Association information pages
American Cancer Society, tobacco and cancer
9 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Cancer Risk
SMOKE, Second Hand Smoke, Cost of Smoking to Healthcare
National Cancer Institute: Where to Get Help When You Decide to Quit Smoking
CDC: Quit Smoking Resources
CDC: Health Effects of Cigarette Smoking
New York State Dept. of Health, smoking as a cause of blindness
Quiz for teens (girls) about chemicals in cigarettes
Bullet point list on benefits of quitting, chemicals in cigarettes
Bullet point list on benefits of quitting, links to more resources
Smoke-free Homes & Cars http://www.epa.gov/smokefree/
Follow this EPA program to create a smoke free environment.
Second hand smoke
The American Cancer Society provides a lot of facts and information on secondhand smoke.
Secondhand Smoke Facts: http://www1.umn.edu/perio/tobacco/secondhandsmoke.html
Come here to learn about the important facts about secondhand smoke.
Secondhand Smoke & Cancer: http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Tobacco/ETS
Find out how secondhand smoke can cause cancer.
The fact sheet highlights the dangers of secondhand smoke in cars.
Basic Information: http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/basic_information/secondhand_smoke/
The CDC provides a list of links to learn more about secondhand smoke.
Health Consequences: http://www.smokefree.gov/topic-secondhand_smoke.aspx
Find out about the health consequences of secondhand smoke.
The Government of Saskatchewan explains the risks of secondhand smoke for children.
Mental Health Hazard: http://www.healthfinder.gov/news/newsstory.aspx?docID=639897
The article explores how secondhand smoke can be a mental health hazard.
The Welsh Assembly Government offers a booklet that explains all about secondhand smoke.
Cost of smoking to healthcare system (PDF)
Cost of smoking to healthcare system
Berkeley University: Cost of Smoking, 1998
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences page on pesticides, with links to pages on other environmental issues.
Addiction and Recovery
Center for On-Line Addiction
SAMHSA's Substance Abuse/Addiction
SAMHSA's Treatment and Recovery
Web of Addictions
Answers to Your Questions About Panic Disorder
National Center for PTSD
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Mayo Clinic
International OCD Foundation
Associations & Institutes
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
American Counseling Association
American Psychiatric Association
American Psychological Association
Association for Psychological Science
Canadian Mental Health Association
Center for Mental Health Services
National Institute of Mental Health
Mental Health America
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ADDA - Attention Deficit Disorder Association
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, NIMH
Born to Explore: The Other Side of ADD/ADHD
Financial Resources for Cancer Patients
Assistance Speaking to Your Doctor about Treatment
Looking Good with Cancer: Tips for Looking Your Best
Online Communities For Cancer Patients
Legal Resources for Cancer Patients
Child Abuse and Domestic Violence
SAMHSA's Children and Families
SAMHSA's Protection and Advocacy
Questions and Answers about Memories of Childhood Abuse
The National Domestic Violence Hotline Website
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Bipolar Disorder News - Pendulum.org
Depression and How Therapy Can Help
Depression Test, Symptoms of Depression, Signs of Depression
Yale Autism Program
DSM-IV-TR: Diagnoses and Criteria
Dissociation and Traumatic Stress
Sidran Traumatic Stress Institute
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Journals & Magazines
Anxiety, Stress and Coping
Depression and Anxiety
Drug and Alcohol Review
Early Child Development and Care
Journal of Gambling Studies
Journal of Happiness Studies
Journal of Mental Health and Aging
Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy
Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment
Language and Cognitive Processes
Loss, Grief & Care
Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities
Metaphor and Symbol
Personality and Individual Differences
Psychology of Men & Masculinity
Stress and Health
Studies in Gender and Sexuality
Trauma, Violence & Abuse
Medications and Health Supplements
Drug Interactions, Drugs.com
Drug Interactions, DIRECT
Medication, Internet Mental Health
Mental Health Care General Links
Internet Mental Health
Let’s Talk Facts, APA
Mental Health Counselor Resources, About.com
Mental Help Net
University of Michigan Health Library
Web Sites You Can Trust, Medical Library Association
Mental Help Net - Personality Disorders
Personality Disorders - Focus Adolescent Counselor Services
Suicide Awareness and Hotlines
SAMHSA's Suicide Prevention
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
Suicide: Read This First
Additional Mental Health Care & Counseling Resources
Interpretation of Dreams
Keirsey (Myers-Briggs) Temperament Sorter
Signs of Menopause, Symptoms of Menopause
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